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19th Georgia Infantry (CSA)
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Name: Andrew Jackson ParksRank: Private Company: H

Enlisted June 21, 1861-End of the war. At the age of 16 Andrew Jackson Parks enlisted with his brother William P Parks and cousins William and James Haynes. James and William Haynes were both killed in action in 1862. William P Parks was killed on September 17, 1862 during the final assault at Burnside Bridge at Antietam creek late in the day. They had marched from Harpers Ferry, West Virginia earlier in the day. Andrew was listed as deserting on December 7, 1864 in Virginia. The story passed down by family members was that Andrew snapped and got into a fight with another Georgia soldier, bit the soldiers ear clean off and spit it back out at him before deserting.Andrew was captured later that day by the Union Army. He was sent to Bermuda Hundred where he took an oath of allegiance and was sent to Washington DC and then to Philadelphia, PA on the 10th of December 1864. Andrew never returned to Georgia. He made his home in Shamong Burlington county, NJ and went on to have 15 children who were equally as tough as him. His third born son wilbert stood 7ft 2 inches tall and some of his other sons were at least 6 ft 6 inches tall. Andrew passed away on November 25, 1913 at the age of 69 and was buried in Tabernacle Cemetery in Tabernacle Twp, NJ. RIP g-g-grandfather Andrew Jackson Parks. Your legacy will live on for future generations to come and thank you for the sacrifices you made that have made my families generation what we are today.

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